How to avoid suits alleging wage-and-hour violations

May 2011
Business Insurance;5/30/2011, Vol. 45 Issue 22, p15
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The article provides advice on how to avoid lawsuits related to wage-and-hour violations. Observers note that employers must keep good record as well as conduct periodical audits of their employee classification and record-keeping. Gerald L. Maatman Jr. of Seyfarth Shaw LLP states that employers must know that jobs and companies are not static in order to avoid misclassification. Observers cite the decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in AT&T Mobility LLC vs. Vincent and Liza Concepcion as one favoring class actions waivers in arbitration agreements.


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